In this special Beer Camp blog, we are going to sample second of six beers from Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp series of 2016. It is their Stout Of The Union Robust Stout. If you read my earlier beer blog posts of their beers, you know the history of this West Coast craft brewery. If you have not, please, read them to get to know this California base craft brewery. Let us get into this stout.
It has a jet black color with a tan constant head. The aroma has a heavy chocolate to coffee notes. The taste has a smooth sweet caramel to chocolate along with a slight coffee notes. The aftertaste has a dry chocolate to a slight dried fruit notes. It is a sipping beer but I can see myself making this drinkable.
Here is a description from their website (www.beercamp.sierranevada.com):
STOUT OF THE UNION
This stout hails from the land of sun, sand, and surf and proves that beach beer doesn’t have to be light colored and delicate. Stout of the Union is rich, roasty and full of deep malt flavor, creating a union of like-minded brewers together through beer.
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Closing, I was pretty excited to try this beer. It is a pretty solid stout. I like it but it is like every stout. I was hoping to get something special in a limited release beer sampler. I cannot believe that I paid just over $30.00 for this brew. I can paid a little less and get about the same stout. It is worth the try but I am not going out of my way to try it again. I recommend but I bet you feel the same way. Go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/
Bill DJ Weiser